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"Hosted by the James City County Police Department, Williamsburg, Virginia"

Course Duration:  40hrs       Instructional Setting:  Classroom/Field 

Instructors: James "Jim" Lilley - Jim brings with him over twenty-five years of law enforcement experience. During his law enforcement career, Jim rose through the ranks from patrolman to the Training Division Commander/Lieutenant with the Horry County Police Department, Horry County South Carolina. Jim is well diversified in law enforcement, as he worked as a Road Patrolman, Corporal, Detective, Major Level Narcotics Task Force Agent assigned to DEA, Detective Sergeant, Patrol Sergeant, Training Sergeant and as the Training Division Lieutenant. Jim has spent well over half of his law enforcement career in the investigative field, including training and investigative work in the Middle East, and is eager to assist the New Detective become today’s professional, educated, and dedicated law enforcement investigator.

John (Robbie) Caulder II -Senior Investigator Caulder is actively employed in law enforcement in the State of South Carolina as a Senior Investigator in the Crime Scene Investigations Unit of the Horry County Police Department. Robbie assists in the investigation of homicides and violent crimes and specializes in crime scene reconstruction, forensic photography, fingerprint examination, casting of tire and shoe impressions, latent prints, and blood pattern analysis. He is charged with the forensics portion of the investigation, from arrival at the scene all the way through providing expert testimony at trial. He is required to preserve, collect, process, testify and present evidence in court. All of these skills are applied to physical evidence to determine if the evidence matches the version of events provided by victims, witnesses, or suspects. Senior Investigator Caulder began his career in law enforcement over 18 years ago and has been declared an expert witness in the court of General Sessions in Fingerprint Recognition, Crime Scene Reconstruction, and Marijuana Analysis. He brings with him a tremendous amount of education and training into the field of forensics and crime scene investigations, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the American Military University in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Forensic Science, as well as an Associates degree in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Crime Scene. Senior Investigator Caulder has worked with city, county, state, and federal governmental agencies in various law enforcement aspects and criminal investigations. He is eager to assist security agencies, law enforcement agencies and personnel in their endeavors to become well educated in the field of crime scene investigations and forensics.  

Course Description: This course is designed to provide the new investigator with a comprehensive examination of the skills, tools and techniques required to conduct successful criminal investigations. The law enforcement investigator will gain an understanding of how to utilize the techniques and tools learned in order to conduct a lawful and proper criminal investigation with an emphasis placed on interview and interrogation, evidence collection, and crime scene preservation.  

Topics include: 

  • Introduction to Criminal Investigation
  • Investigating Sex Offenses
  • Larceny Investigations
  • Investigating a Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Death Investigations
  • Checklist for Homicide Investigators
  • Arson and Explosive Evidence
  • Physical and Trace Evidence
  • Fingerprint Evidence
  • Tool mark Evidence
  • Firearm Evidence
  • Shoeprint and Tire Impressions                 
  • Examining Questioned Documents
  • Crime Scene Preservation and Documentation
  • Crime Scene Processing
  • Investigative Sources
  • Interviewing Victims and Witnesses
  • Conducting an Interrogation
  • Crime Scene Photography
  • Conducting Surveillance
  • Case File Preparation
  • Courtroom Testimony
  • Investigative Exercises
  • Introduction to DNA Evidence


INSTRUCTIONAL GOAL:  The goal of this course is to provide the law enforcement investigator with time tested and cutting edge investigative tactics and techniques that will allow the investigator to conduct a proper and lawful criminal investigation leading to arrest and successful prosecution of criminal offenders.  


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Course Details

Event date: 06-04-2018
Event End Date: 06-08-2018
Capacity 30
Cut off date 06-04-2018
Individual Price $549.00
Location James City County Police Department
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